Outsell has extended the deadline to November 8, so you still have time to complete the survey.  We appreciate your participation.   FEDLINK has found the information it produces to be useful over the years.

Lynn McDonald
Library of Congress
Washington DC 20540-4935
(202) 707-4832
fax (202) 707-4828
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From: Federal Librarians Discussion List [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of Kerwin, Holly
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Subject: [FEDLIB] Outsell's Annual Information Management Benchmark Survey

Would you like to have concrete benchmarks available that you can use to compare your library to peer organizations? Do you ever need date to justify spending, hone your resource allocation decisions, and provide management with key metrics about your library's vendor portfolio?

Outsell, Inc.'s<> annual Information Management Benchmark Survey of information managers and librarians in industries, nonprofits, government agencies, and educational and healthcare institutions is the leading resource on information center budgets, content spending, and staffing. But if you want your library or information center to be included in this influential survey, you must act now!

The online survey will close Friday, 25 October 2013, [NOW November 8, 2013] at midnight Pacific Time. To enter the survey for the first time, point your browser to

All responses are confidential; data will be presented in aggregated form only. Only one person from each information center or library should answer the survey to avoid duplicate responses from the same organization.

Respondents completing the survey will receive the results.
If you have any questions about the survey, please e-mail James Erickson at [log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]>